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Ria Formosa Natural Park Faro Islands Boat Cruise from FaroDay Cruises

Ria Formosa Natural Park Faro Islands Boat Cruise from Faro

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Ria Formosa Natural Park is one of the most impressive natural wonders along Portugal’s Algarve coast and the best way to explore is by boat. Hop aboard a catamaran on this small-group tour from Faro; cruise around the islands of Culatra, Farol, and Deserta; and spot wild flamingos and egrets swooping over the lagoon.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.11
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$36.11
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Half-Day Algarve Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira with Beach BBQ LunchDay Cruises

Half-Day Algarve Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira with Beach BBQ Lunch

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Explore the beaches, caves, and coves of Portugal’s Algarve coast on this 5-hour cruise from Albufeira. Dive in to swim, snorkel or paddleboard; spot dolphins swimming and playing in their natural environment; and tuck into a delicious BBQ lunch on a secluded beach.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.74
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$77.74
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Boat trip from Faro to Ilha Deserta by FerryDay Cruises

Boat trip from Faro to Ilha Deserta by Ferry

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Explore the rugged ‘Deserted Island’ located just off the Algarve coast. Take the ferry to the island and observe the various bird species that inhabit the area such as herons, plovers, and black-winged stilts. Soak up the sun on the white sandy beaches or go for a walk and admire the beautiful scenery before taking the ferry back to Faro.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.57
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$12.57
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2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro AlgarveDay Cruises

2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve

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If you’re a nature lover in The Algarve, Ria Formosa National Park should be at the top of your itinerary. During this 2-hour tour from Faro, you’ll explore the natural landscape on a ‘saveiro’ (a traditional painted boat) while learning about the myriad of bird species that inhabit the area. With luck, you’ll spot birds such as white storks, little egrets, spoonbills, and grey plover. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people to guarantee an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.09
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$30.09
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat TripDay Cruises

Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip

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Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on an outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.11
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$36.11
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Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from FaroDay Cruises

Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

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Cruise the glittering waters of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour sailing trip from Faro. After you climb aboard a luxurious catamaran, sail to natural landmarks like Deserta Island and Farol Island and scour the scenery for sightings of exotic birds. Observe the lives of locals as you listen to history and culture-rich commentary from your guide. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 10 passengers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.09
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$30.09
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Private Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from FaroDay Cruises

Private Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

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Take a sightseeing cruise around the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park on your own private boat. This half-day tour leaves from Faro and stops at the islands of Armona, Culatra, Farol, and Deserta where you can enjoy time on the beach to soak up the sun and swim. Snorkel masks are provided for those who would like to discover the underwater marine life of the area.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.54
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$180.54
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Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing TourSailing

Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing Tour

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We assure you, that you will have a good time, full of adrenaline and energy, the fun is guaranteed. Swim or relax under the hot Algarve sun and enjoy a tour on a stylish sailboat.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$327.90
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$327.90
Price varies by group size

Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National ParkDay Cruises

Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National Park

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Make the most of your time exploring Ria Formosa Natural Park by traveling with a guide on this half-day excursion. While you move through the canals of Olhao, the Barrier Islands, and the bay of Armona, learn about the area’s ecosystem and history through guided commentary. Make a stop for lunch (own expense) in the tiny fishing village of Cultura, where you can get a restaurant recommendation or picnic on the beach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.07
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$24.07

Private Catamaran Boat Tour - Ria FormosaSailing

Private Catamaran Boat Tour - Ria Formosa

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Enjoy a private sailing trip on our Special Sailing Catamaran. We will tailor the experience for you for whatever activity or sights you would like to see or do. Our Skipper, is always available to give suggestions for the best places and beaches to visit in accordance to the time of the day. Just sit back, relax, and take in the sights. We will make some stops in a couple of bays next to some desert beaches so you can have your time to have a swim or go ashore to visit the islands. This is a private tour and is great for families, couples and groups of friends. - Private Activity - just you and your group will be aboard - Catamaran provided ample space for big groups of up to 16 People - Full Day or Half Day Options - Skipper and Hostess Included - Paddle Boards and Snorkeling Equipment Included - Stops for Swims - Small Children are Welcome
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$962.86
per group
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Short boat trip of the Algarve's Ria Formosa lagoon from Faro: 45 minutesDay Cruises

Short boat trip of the Algarve's Ria Formosa lagoon from Faro: 45 minutes

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This is boat trip to discover the lagoon of Ria Formosa This 45-minute boat trip is ideal for those who are passing by Faro and do not have much time, but still would like to know the Ria Formosa, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. We leave the marina of Faro on board a confortable catamaran. When exploring the lagoon area one can see numerous waders that feed on small organisms that live in the marshes. This boat trip goes through the numerous channels of this protected area and it ends with the beautiful view of the Walls of the Old Town of Faro. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, offering a more intimate experience.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.05
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$18.05
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Ria Formosa boat tourNature and Wildlife

Ria Formosa boat tour

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The Ria Formosa is a beautiful part of Portugal’s Algarve region, but to see the best of it you have to take to the water. On this tour, cruise through the Ria Formosa with your skipper at the tiller and enjoy uninterrupted views along the coastal waterway. Discover oyster beds among the hidden inlets, with plenty of time to hop out and explore Culatra Island on foot.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.07
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$24.07

Romantic Sunset Tour in the Ria Formosa: from FaroPrivate and Luxury

Romantic Sunset Tour in the Ria Formosa: from Faro

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Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise for two around the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Take a small, private catamaran and watch the sun dip below the horizon as you enjoy some champagne and strawberries. Admire the beautiful coastal scenery during golden hour and let the day melt away as you sail in the lagoon.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.43
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$144.43
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Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria FormosaSailing

Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa

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Join a sailing boat trip in the Ria Formosa with a skipper for 4 hours. Enjoy the trip or be an active part of it, as the skipper will teach and help you perform some of the sailing tasks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.45
Price varies by group size
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$69.45
Price varies by group size

Rent a private boat with a captain Overnight Tours

Rent a private boat with a captain

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Rent a boat for 6 hours Since 10am until 06pm Starts in Olhão  With skipper included The boat does not include benzine
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$422.71
per group
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$422.71
per group

Dolphin Observation - transfer included Day Trips

Dolphin Observation - transfer included

This tour pretend to show the charms of the Ria Formosa, as well as, try to find dolphins so that the clients can be surprised by its beauty and humanity. Our Skippers are specialized and trained to provide an excellent service.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.02
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$59.02

Rota das Dunas - Ilha Deserta Walking Nature TourNature and Wildlife

Rota das Dunas - Ilha Deserta Walking Nature Tour

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Discover our Walking Nature Tour, with a professional guide, along Ilha Deserta’s boardwalk. Rota das Dunas, meaning "Dune Route", is a guided walking tour, of average 45 minutes, on Ilha Deserta. It is a particularly interesting way of getting to know the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Ilha Deserta, a true desert island, is the only uninhabited island, letting you explore a preserved ecosystem. Our professional guide will share the subtleties that plants, scents, dunes, shells, among many other elements have in the dynamics of the Natural Park. It is an experience to the senses, that allows you to truly be close to nature, in direction to Cape Saint Mary, the southernmost point of Portugal. We advise to bring: comfortable shoes, sunscreen, hat and water. Meeting point is Estaminé restaurant at Ilha Deserta.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.57
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$12.57
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Hop On Hop Off IslandsDay Trips

Hop On Hop Off Islands

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Feel free to explore the Ria Formosa’s barrier islands at your own pace. Departing from Faro, you can take the boat circuit to the islands of the Natural Park, and you have freedom to travel between them, on the available schedules. The ticket is valid for 24 hours on all trips until you return to Faro. How does the Hop On Hop Off Islands work? We have multiple scheduled pickup times in the three islands (hourly), giving you the flexibility to visit them all, choosing the time you want to spend on each one. Our boat skippers will be there to guide you and provide all the information you need during your journey. You can depart from Faro, spend the day exploring and traveling between the islands, and choose your return time.
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  • 2 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.03
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$37.03
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Eco Tour Ria Formosa - Guided Nature Tour from Faro to Ilha DesertaNature and Wildlife

Eco Tour Ria Formosa - Guided Nature Tour from Faro to Ilha Deserta

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Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 90-minute catamaran cruise to Deserta Island from Faro. While you listen to informative commentary from your guide, you’ll see fascinating flora and fauna and disembark at Deserta Island to stroll along the beautiful beach. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own departure time and opt to explore hiking trails and nature walks before you return to Faro by catamaran.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.67
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$37.67
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Private Catamaran Sunset Trip at Ria Formosa Natural Reserve Private and Luxury

Private Catamaran Sunset Trip at Ria Formosa Natural Reserve

Come aboard with us on this private sunset tour at the Ria Formosa Natural Park with departure from Faro on our Gorgeous and Catamaran. You will experience an amazing Sunset from a different perspective.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$481.43
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$481.43
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Tile Makers and Farm TrailWalking Tours

Tile Makers and Farm Trail

Walk in Tavira’s country side through asparagus, rock roses and and strawberry trees. Enjoy sea and hills views from high points. Visit typical terracotta tile maker. 12 km in circular route easy/ medium level gravel roads   Includes: Transport Insurance snack
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.67
Price varies by group size
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$37.67
Price varies by group size

Private Half-Day Boat Tour in Ria Formosa from FaroBoat Rentals

Private Half-Day Boat Tour in Ria Formosa from Faro

Cross the channels of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa and enjoy a relaxing Private BoatTour. Bring some drinks and have fun on board in 4 hours Trip. Find out the beautiful waters of the Algarve, where 2 main island are located : Deserta Island and Farol Island.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$433.29
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$433.29
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Full-Day Islands Salt Pond and Dead Sea Tour from FaroDay Trips

Full-Day Islands Salt Pond and Dead Sea Tour from Faro

This Full day is divided in 2 Acticities : Firts we 'll travel in a Open Jeep with a maximum of 7 people to the Salt Ponds , where you colu discover the production of Sea Salt, observe the wild live and Floting in the "Dead Sea ". In the second acitivity, on a Confortable Catamaran we cross the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and we Stopped to visit its 2 islands : Deserta and Farol.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.20
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$66.20
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 4 Stops | 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From FaroDay Trips

4 Stops | 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

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Visit The Ria Formosa Natural Parque in a confortable catamaran and discover the 4 beautiful islands with 4 Stops : Deserta Island, Farol Island, Culatra Island an Hangares Island. You can snorkeling, walking near the ocean , enjoy a typical lunch on Culatra Island and observe the culture of oysters. ( Free Masks ) ( lunch not Included - you can bring your Pick Nick)
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.11
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$36.11
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